Warriors might import

The Telekom S-league champions, Solomon Warriors FC might have new imports from abroad to boost their performance in the upcoming Oceania Club Championship. This was revealed by the club president and owner, Honourable Boddo Dettke to local media recently. Importing players overseas would mean omitting some of the current players and Honourable Dettke highlighted; “We…

U19 fundraising event date set

 The date for the first fundraising event hosted to help send the Solomon Islands national men’s U19 squad for the World Cup qualifiers has been set for March 8. This was confirmed by the newly appointed fundraising committee over the weekend. According a pamphlet issued by the committee, the event will start at 7pm to…

Triathlon successfully staged

Triathlon competition got underway for 2014 in good conditions on Saturday at Kakambona Beach. A total of 36 people competed. Youth athlete Boris Teddy, who is in serious training for international competition later in the year, came through to take out the Triathlon Sprint in a very good time of 1 hour 8 minutes and…

SOLOMON AIRLINES TO EXPECT TOUGH CHALLENGE

Solomon Airlines may be rejoicing having won the Dreamline Car Rentals Inter Company weekly challenge last week but they can expect a tough challenge when defending their crown at tonight’s competitions. After defeating the highly rated Solomon Telekom last Monday the Flysolomons team will want to prove that their victory was by no means a…

Local reporter for Youth Olympics

Solomon Islands young news reporter, Ernest Pongi Ta’asi has been selected for the Young Reporters Programme which will be held during the Nanjing 2014Youth Olympic Games in China this year. Young Ta’asi was confirmed following nominations made through the NOCSI office in Honiara. According to the list released by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) last…

Wini gets NFs support

Solomon Islands female weightlifter, Jenly Wini Tegu has gained the support from all the sporting’s national federations in the country as she prepares to take part in the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow this year. Star Sports sited emails to the National Olympic Committee of the Solomon Islands (NOCSI) where most federations sent their congratulatory messages…

Kingz two steps up

Malaita Kingz FC has moved two places up the Telekom S-league ladder from the sixth to the fourth spot after edging second place KOSSA FC 2-1 yesterday at the Lawson Tama Stadium. Kingz got lucky four minutes from kick off when a failed goal attempt found KOSSA’s defender on the wrong foot and accidently bounced…

Coaching course defered

The planned HFA coaches and administrators workshop in Partnership with Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF) that should kick start yesterday at the SIFF Academy Conference room has been postponed to a later date. This was due to low turn out from club members. Organisers said the workshop has been deferred for a later date and…

Five schools earmarked for chess program

Five schools in Honiara have been earmarked to undergo the pilot program of the Chess in Schools (CiS) program for this year. This was confirmed by the Solomon Islands Chess Federation (SICF) secretary general, Michael Qwanafia yesterday. The five schools are Chung Wah School, Woodford International, Perch primary school, King George secondary school, Tenaru secondary…